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Ryan D. Curtis (#46858513)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo Hi!

A lifelong resident of Salt Lake County, I was born at 5:57 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 1992 at Holy Cross Hospital (now Salt Lake Regional Medical Center) in the East Central neighborhood of Salt Lake City.

Raised in the Granger neighborhood of West Valley City, I currently reside in the Liberty Wells neighborhood of Salt Lake City and am a proud Salt Laker.

Family history research led me to discover Find A Grave one day back in August of 2006. I subsequently joined and have greatly enjoyed contributing here since. I feel honored and privileged to be able to help document and memorialize the lives of those who came before me as well as preserve their information for future generations. It is truly a labor of love for me.

When not doing genealogical research, I'm deeply involved in Democratic politics at the local and state levels. I also enjoy reading, writing (I currently serve as a reporter for Utah Political Capitol and am a contributing writer at KSL.com and the Deseret News), and listening to '70s and '80s music.

Please let me know of any corrections or additions that need to be made to one of my memorials.

As for transfers, I don't subscribe to the four-generation rule. If I've added a memorial for one of your relatives or friends and you would like to manage it, please let me know and I will be more than happy to transfer the memorial to you.

If you have time, please leave flowers for my grandfather, Brent Curtis; my grandfather, Norm Gibbons; my grandmother, Gae Gibbons; my aunt, Jane Brandenburg; my uncle, Marc Curtis; and my cousin, Clair Harward

Some ancestors had a magic way
Of leaving trails to climb each day
They had a goal and climbed with care
Faith gave them dreams and a home most fair
So from a land across the sea
They came to a land most promised to be
And lived their lives happy and free
They gave us freedom and a heritage great
Anchoring our souls from a cruel fate
Great thrills and joys their stories bring
Of the lives they lived and the songs they sing
God grant that I may useful be
And meet these dear ones in Eternity

- Eunice E.C. Record

My family surnames include:

PATERNAL:
Curtis, Danielsen, Jensen, Obray, Bickmore, Bradshaw, Carter, Fullmer, Eskelsen, Oldham, Brockway, Gardner, Simonsen, Madsen, Salmon.

MATERNAL:
Gibbons, Curtis, Asay, Harward, Carpenter, Wilson, Pedrick, Avery, Broadhead, Durfee, Ellsworth, Franklin, Miner, Baxter, McCleve, Meeks.

Family tree:
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Pennsylvania Lady
Frank Leon Birrell
Thank you so much for the great photo. I appreciate all you did to get it for me.

Added by Pennsylvania Lady on Jun 26, 2016 9:22 AM
ForeverRemembered
SLC Cemetery
Thank you for the photos!:)
Added by ForeverRemembered on Jun 26, 2016 8:18 AM
Mina Benton
Thank you for the photo!
Thank you so much for taking time to take a photo of the headstone of Wilma Davis Wetzel! We really appreciate having the photo.
Mina and Carl
Added by Mina Benton on Jun 25, 2016 11:22 PM
Robert (Bob) Leaver
Orrin Snow
I appreciate you taking the time and putting forth the effort to do this for me.
Thanks,Bob
Added by Robert (Bob) Leaver on Jun 25, 2016 4:36 PM
Esther Kinder
Terry Photo
Dear Ryan thank you so very much for the headstone picture. And thank you for all you do for Find A Grave.
Added by Esther Kinder on Jun 24, 2016 6:41 PM
Lynzi Coffey
Mamie Gee
Hey Ryan,

Thank you so much for taking the time to take a pictureally of Mamie's headstone. I sincerely appreciate your efforts!

Thanks again!
Lynzi
Added by Lynzi Coffey on Jun 24, 2016 3:15 PM
ForeverRemembered
Perschon
Thank you for the photos! :)
Added by ForeverRemembered on Jun 20, 2016 7:26 PM
SlyLaydee
Thank You!
Just wanted to say thanks for the transfer of William Hanson and his wife Hertha. I really appreciate it. Have a wonderful day.
Added by SlyLaydee on Jun 20, 2016 4:23 AM
GraverGuy
Pappas/Beehakis
Thank you!
Added by GraverGuy on Jun 19, 2016 6:10 PM
David Mower
Helen Pickett
Thanks for the headstone photo, Ryan.
Added by David Mower on Jun 19, 2016 6:03 PM
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